Loyola at a Glance
October 30, 2009 Issue
Loyola University New Orleans has received an initial shipment of 2,500 doses of the H1N1 flu vaccine and is vaccinating students up to age 24. Students with a valid university identification card and a driver's license or other valid form of identification with a birthdate may be vaccinated on a first come, first serve basis in the Danna Student Center Gallery, in the basement across from Satchmo's. There is no charge for the vaccine.
Beginning this Sunday, the Jesuit Center and the Student Government Association will present Loyola Week, a series of events, activities and exhibits to celebrate the Jesuit heritage of Loyola University New Orleans.
In addition to hosting the 2009 Financial Education Summit, Loyola's College of Law Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program also received a recognition award from the American Bar Association Law Student Division.
The esteemed career of David Morelock, director of Loyola Opera Theatre from 1994-2009, will be celebrated with an Opera Gala this Sunday, Nov. 1.
Loyola University New Orleans Wolfpack pride and community service will be on exhibit all over the United States in November, as alumni and students participate in volunteer projects for Wolves on the Prowl 2009.
A new and improved Web site for the Office of Mission and Ministry has launched this week.
Jamal Greene, associate professor of law at Columbia University School of Law, recently presented his paper "On the Origins of Originalism," as part of the 2009-10 Working Paper Series in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.
The colorful and vibrant mastery of the late New York City artist Keith Haring will be the subject of the next exhibit on display in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans.
To kick off the holiday season, the Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will present a modern version of the Victorian gothic production of "A Christmas Carol," adapted by Neil Bartlett, which honors Dickens' original language.
The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association and the Office of Mission and Ministry invite the campus community to attend an alumni memorial Mass on All Saints Day, this Sunday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m., in Ignatius Chapel, in Bobet Hall.
Law students at Loyola University New Orleans are invited to attend oral arguments before the State of Louisiana Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m., in the College of Law, Room 308.
For the second consecutive year, the Loyola men's basketball team assisted the New Orleans Hornets and the Louisiana Children's Museum to launch the Read to Achieve initiative for the 2009-10 season with the "Run, Read, Leap, Achieve!" literacy event on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe, '77, has been appointed to head the North American arm of the European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. He begins work on Nov. 1.
Philip Frohnmayer, the Rosa Freeman Wisdom Distinguished Professor of Opera and coordinator of vocal studies at Loyola University New Orleans, was honored by the University of Kentucky's William Schmidt Foundation on Oct. 10.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Black Law Student Association will remember the life and contributions of Loyola's first African-American dean at the third annual Dean Louis Westerfield Memorial Barbecue, on Saturday, Oct. 31.
The songs, chamber music and choral music of William Horne, composer and professor of music at Loyola University New Orleans, will be showcased in a concert at Christ Episcopal Church, located in Covington, La.
The Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball team ranked 21st in the 2009-10 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.
Olympic gold medalist Dennis Mitchell recently spent time with Loyola's sprinters as part of head coach Andy Canegitta's effort to upgrade the Wolfpack track program.
Head coach Kellie Kennedy and the Loyola women's basketball team lent a helping hand to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Unmask the Cure-Costume for a Cause event on Oct. 23.
Spanish dramatist and playwright José Moreno Arenas, known for his short, comic plays that confront the audience with shocking twists, will visit Loyola University New Orleans to give a lecture "Minimal Theatre: Dramatic 'Fleas'" and dramatic readings of two of his mini plays on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., in Multimedia Room 2 of the Monroe Library.
Acclaimed author Thomas Beller will be the featured speaker at the next 1718 reading series on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., at the Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave.
The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team hosted Jesuit and Gulf Coast Athletic Conference rival Spring Hill College on Tuesday night at The Den, and came away with an impressive 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-23) victory.
In a tune up before the conference championships, Loyola men's and women's cross country team continued to show improvement with eight athletes posting personal bests at the Mobile Rampage Cross Country Meet on the campus of the University of Mobile.
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